Record Low Temperature by State

The following is a list of record low temperatures for each of the 50 states and on what date that temperature occurred. These temperatures are official and don’t take into account wind chill. All these records are based on 2004 data:

State Temperature Location Date
Alabama -27°F New Market January 30, 1966
Alaska -80°F Prospect Creek January 23, 1971
Arizona -41°F Hawley Lake January 7, 1971
Arkansas -29°F Pond and Gavette February 13, 1905
California -45°F Boca January 20, 1937
Colorado -61°F Maybell February 1, 1985
Connecticut -37°F Norfolk February 16, 1943
Delaware -17°F Millsboro January 17, 1893
Florida -2°F Tallahassee February 13, 1899
Georgia -17°F Lafeyette January 27, 1940
Hawaii 12°F Mauna Kea May 17th, 1979
Idaho -60°F Island Park Dam January 18, 1943
Illinois -36°F Congerville January 5, 1999
Indiana -36°F New Whitehead January 19, 1994
Iowa -47°F Elkader February 3, 1996
Kansas -40°F Lebanon February 13, 1905
Kentucky -37°F Shelbyville January 19, 1994
Louisiana -16°F Minden February 13, 1899
Maine -48°F Van Buren January 19, 1925
Maryland -40°F Oakland January 13, 1912
Massachusetts -40°F Chester January 22, 1984
Michigan -51°F Vanderbilt February 9, 1934
Minnesota -60°F Tower February 2, 1996
Mississippi -19°F Corinth January 30, 1966
Missouri -40°F Warsaw January 13, 1905
Montana -70°F Roger Pass January 20, 1954
Nebraska -47°F Camp Clarke February 12, 1899
Nevada -50°F San Jacinto January 8, 1937
New Hampshire -47°F Mt. Washington January 31, 1934
New Jersey -34°F River Vale January 5, 1904
New Mexico -50°F Gavilan February 1, 1951
New York -52°F Old Forge February 18, 1979
North Carolina -34°F Mt. Michell January 21, 1985
North Dakota -60°F Parshall February 15, 1936
Ohio -39°F Milligan February 10, 1899
Oklahoma -27°F Watts January 18, 1930
Oregon -54°F Seneca February 10, 1933
Pennsylvania -42°F Smethport January 5, 1904
Rhode Island -25°F Greene February 5, 1996
South Carolina -22°F Hogshead Mountain January 21, 1985
South Dakota -58°F McIntosh February 17, 1936
Tennessee -32°F Mountain City December 30, 1917
Texas -23°F Seminole February 8, 1933
Utah -69°F Peter’s Sink February 1, 1985
Vermont -50°F Boomfield December 30, 1933
Virgina -30°F Mt. Lake Station January 22, 1985
Washington -48°F Mazama December 30, 1968
West Virgina -37°F Lewisburg December 30, 1917
Wisconsin -55°F Couderay February 1, 1996
Wyoming -63°F Moran February 9, 1933

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